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New and used Contessa boats for sale

United Kingdom
£34,000 GBP
1978 | 9.70m | Diesel | Sail
United Kingdom
£12,500 GBP
1981 | 8.43m | Diesel | Sail
United Kingdom
£40,000 GBP
1979 | 9.75m | Diesel | Sail | Under Offer
United Kingdom
£7,950 GBP
Tax paid / included
1966 | 7.92m | Diesel | Sail
United Kingdom
£23,450 GBP
Tax paid / included
1984 | 9.97m | Diesel | Sail
United Kingdom
£12,250 GBP
1973 | 7.77m | Diesel | Sail
United Kingdom
£85,000 GBP
Tax paid / included
1978 | Sail
United Kingdom
£19,500 GBP
Tax paid / included
1981 | 9.75m | Diesel | Sail
United Kingdom
£13,950 GBP
1972 | 7.77m | Diesel | Sail
United Kingdom
£10,950 GBP
1979 | 8.43m | Diesel | Sail | Under Offer
United Kingdom
£49,950 GBP
Tax paid / included
1990 | 9.75m | Diesel | Sail
United Kingdom
£23,000 GBP
Tax paid / included
1979 | 9.75m | Diesel | Sail

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History of Contessa Yachts

Contessa Yachts, a revered name in the sailing realm, began in 1966 as an offshoot of the Norfolk-based Jeremy Rogers Limited. The company was established by Jeremy Rogers himself, a humble yet determined man who had a passion for producing top-notch sea vessels. He started with the Contessa 26 model, a remarkable boat aptly suited for the ever-changing weather conditions of the UK seas. Its robust construction, impressive sea-keeping abilities, and the affordability quickly resonated with sailors, leading to its rise in popularity.

In 1971, after establishing a firm footing in the industry with the Contessa 26, Rogers further demonstrated his design prowess by launching the Contessa 32. The new model offered even better sailing performance and living standards, truly embodying the blend of comfort and cruising functionality. The boat became an instant sensation, receiving praise from both cruising and racing enthusiasts. Today, it holds its place as one of the most iconic and beloved British sailboats, symbolising Contessa’s years of excellence and dedication.

Currently, the company headquarters resides in Lymington, Hampshire, where Jeremy Rogers Limited has been crafting custom versions of the timeless Contessa models, now infused with modern technology and additional luxuries. Even after more than five decades, the name Contessa still holds a prestigious place in the sailing world, and the company continues to uphold its mission to build world-beating, seaworthy, and elegant yachts.

Which models do Contessa produce?

Contessa produce a range of boats including the Contessa 32, Contessa 26, Contessa 28, Contessa 35 and Contessa 38. For the full list of Contessa models currently listed on, see the model list in the search options on this page.

What types of boats do Contessa build?

Contessa manufactures a range of different types of boats. The ones listed on TheYachtMarket include Sloop, Cruiser, Antique/classic, Aft cockpit and Racing boat.

How much does a boat from Contessa cost?

Used boats from Contessa on range in price from £2,750 GBP to £85,000 GBP with an average price of £26,600 GBP. A wide range of factors can affect the price of used boats from Contessa, for example the model, age and condition.

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